Imagine yourself playing Grand Theft Auto. In the spirit of the game, you go rampaging through the city only to find you’ve ran over a pedestrian that looks exactly like you. Would you feel shocked? Angered? Bemused? The chance of this happening is low, but not impossible.
This post was originally published on the Cardozo Arts & Entertainment Law Journal website on February 14, 2022. The original post can be accessed via the Archived Link button above.
Yoon, Olivia, "Custom Characters that Look Exactly Like You: Misappropriation or Creative Take?" (2022). AELJ Blog. 307.